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Curated research library of TV news clips regarding the NSA, its oversight and privacy issues, 2009-2014

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Primary curation & research: Robin Chin, Internet Archive TV News Researcher; using Internet Archive TV News service.


John Delong
N.S.A. Compliance Director
KPIX 08/16/2013
Andrews: The NSA argues that the number of privacy violations is tiny compared to the 20 million data searches done every month in the hunt for terrorists. NSA compliance director john delong told reporters by phone: the mistakes are routinely disclosed to the FISA court, to the justice department and to Congress. Delong: We don’t hide these incidents, we don’t keep them within NSA, they’re provided through to multiple overseers, through multiple channels.
Patrick Leahy
U.S. Senator (D- Vermont), Judiciary Committee Chairman
KPIX 08/16/2013
Andrews: the fact that there were thousand of (NSA) privacy breaches stunned many members of Congress, including Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont. Leahy: I want to know if, whether it's NSA or anybody else, has made a mistake, we ought to know that. If they're tapping into people's telephones where they have no right to, we ought to know that.
Wyatt Andrews
CBS News National Correspondent
KPIX 08/16/2013
Andrews: these new revelations are likely to increase bipartisan support for top-to-bottom surveillance reform. Pelley: and late today the white house said that the audit itself was evidence that the government is being careful.
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